• UK delays sustainability disclosure consultation

    05 July 2022

    The UK regulator overseeing development of new sustainability disclosure requirements for asset managers and asset owners has again delayed publishing proposals for consultation.

  • FCA exec: Greenwashing is 'huge reputational risk'

    17 May 2022

    The financial industry must acknowledge 'greenwashing' and consider how to prevent it, an executive at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said, warning it is a "huge reputational risk".

  • UK taskforce to develop transition plan 'gold standard'

    25 April 2022

    The UK treasury has created a 'transition plan taskforce' to develop what it says will be "the gold standard" for climate transition plans by UK financial institutions and listed companies, in a move that is believed to be the first of its kind.

  • Real estate investors call on regulators for dedicated ESG metrics

    19 April 2022

    A group of real estate investor associations has provided the UK's financial watchdog with proposals for environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting metrics they say could eventually become part of international real estate industry standards.

  • Impact: areas to watch in 2022

    24 December 2021

    Big-name players demonstrate the growing appeal of impact strategies - but calls for more credible evidence of impact continue to grow, Michael Hurley writes

  • UK regulator extends climate and transition reporting rules

    20 December 2021

    FCA has extended coverage of its climate-related disclosure rules for listed companies and added requirements around transition plans for those firms as well as asset managers and life insurers.

  • UK regulator urged to go beyond TCFD, and require social impact reporting

    16 September 2021

    Listed companies, asset managers, life insurers and pension providers in the UK should be required to report on social factors as well as environmental factors, the regulator has been told.

  • UK regulator urged to bring forward asset manager TCFD disclosure obligations

    13 September 2021

    Large asset managers and life insurers in the UK should be required to make climate-related disclosures next year, the country's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been urged.